Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A bill making it easier for schools, camps and coaches to stock general-use supplies of epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions has cleared its second legislative chamber.
Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted.
The new Columbus rules let trucks reserve one of 20 spots, and also use the first or last parking spot on any city block. Street parking will require a $250 annual fee.
Nearly two dozen police officers in riot gear dispersed an off-campus party involving University of Cincinnati students.
The Ohio Department of Public Safety statistics show that fewer bicyclists were injured while riding in the state last year compared with the previous year.
Rats became quite a problem in Clintonville during the last year. But with a few easy changes, the issue appears to be under control. City inspectors discovered Clintonville is not the only area with a rodent problem. WOSU reports on some other Columbus neighborhoods where rats are rife.
Hospital maternity units and newborn care nurseries would have to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs under a bill headed to Ohio’s governor.
The fire was reported Tuesday afternoon near Scioto Trail State Park, roughly 50 miles south of Columbus. There was no word on how the blaze began.
Columbus health officials normally report one case of mumps per year. This year 116 cases of mumps are confirmed, mostly among students and staff at Ohio State University. As the disease continues to spread health officials have opened a special immunization clinic.
Columbus Public Health now offers special clinics for the mumps vaccine.